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Beatrice Hines Chamberlin

July 20, 1920 ~ October 16, 2020 (age 100)


New Gloucester-Beatrice Hines Chamberlin 100 years old of New Gloucester, ME passed away peacefully on October 16th, 2020 with loving family by her side.

Bee was born on July 20th 1920.

The daughter of Peter Hines & Annie (Edwards) Hines.

Bee was married to Herbert Chamberlin on May 15, 1940.

Attended school in New Gloucester and was the Salutatorian of her class. Attended 2 years of business school. She worked as a secretary at McIntire Insurance and Oliver Stores in New Gloucester. Lifelong residence of New Gloucester

During Bee's long healthy life of 100 years she never had a driver’s license Bee is survived by her son Bruce Chamberlin of New Gloucester & her 6 grandchildren, Diana Elwell,Peter McDonough, Heidi Mullison, Samantha McDonough, Shellie Harrison and Bobbi Jo Yurrita. 13 great grandchildren, 25 great great grandchildren and Larry Smith's family.

She was predeceased by her husband Herbert Chamberlin, parents Peter and Annie Hines, daughter Jean Moulton and sisters Mable Moore and Doris Fogg, her longtime companion Larry Smith and her childhood dog {buster).

Bee loved the outdoors and her gardens and was a birdwatcher and loved her birds. She looked forward to the balloon festival every year and going on long rides with Larry. She also enjoyed helping out with the Strawberry Festival. She was always there at any time for anyone in need. She would love to talk and reminisce to all about her experiences through her lifelong journey.

Bee was passionate about history, country music and was an avid reader who liked to read books and the Sun Journal, she had the biggest heart and was the hardest worker and the toughest lady around. She was very frugal and lived a simple life. She was loved by all who had the privilege of knowing her.

The family would like to extend a special thanks to Androscoggin Home, Health & Hospice for the Special care they gave Bee.

A graveside service will be held 2p.m. Thursday at Lower Gloucester Cemetery. 

Memorial Donations may be made to New Gloucester Fire & Rescue, 385 Intervale Road, New Gloucester, ME 04260

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Graveside Service
October 22, 2020

2:00 PM
Lower Gloucester Cemetery
96 Gloucester Hill Road
New Gloucester, ME 04260

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